Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.RI. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)
Key Ideas and Details
RI3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
4.RI3. Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
4.RI3.6. See also MD SLM 4-5 4.0, as needed.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RI10.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
4.RI10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
4.RI10.1. With scaffolding as needed, demonstrate understanding of a wide variety of sufficiently complex informational texts representing diverse contents, perspectives, time periods, etc.
MD.SL. Standards for Speaking and Listening (SL)
Comprehension and Collaboration
SL1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
4.SL1-a. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly – Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
4.SL1-a.2. Collect information using a variety of multi-media resources, e.g., books, interviews, and technology (See MD TL 4 5A1.f as needed).